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Construction set to commence on new mental health inpatient unit in Hervey Bay
Today at 07:00 AM

Construction set to commence on new mental health inpatient unit in Hervey Bay

Construction on a new acute mental health inpatient unit at Hervey Bay Hospital is set to start this week, marking the beginning of $39.6 million worth of investment to more than double mental health bed capacity on the Fraser Coast.
First Nations Members Make History at Parliament House
Yesterday at 01:21 PM

First Nations Members Make History at Parliament House

A ceremonial blessing at Parliament House today marked the first time in Queensland’s history that three First Nations peoples have been sworn in as Members of the State’s Parliament.
Tragic weekend on roads takes its toll
Mon 23 Nov 20 at 02:15 PM

Tragic weekend on roads takes its toll

Drivers are being urged to take care on the roads as the summer holiday season approaches after four people died in three crashes on the Gold Coast yesterday.
Cross River Rail’s tunnel twins almost ready to go
Sun 22 Nov 20 at 10:50 AM

Cross River Rail’s tunnel twins almost ready to go

Queensland businesses are helping prepare Cross River Rail’s Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) to start tunnelling under Woolloongabba early next year.
Queensland celebrates success at national training awards
Sat 21 Nov 20 at 10:32 AM

Queensland celebrates success at national training awards

A Queensland small business and trainee have been named the best in the nation at last night’s Australian Training Awards.
Directors-General named
Fri 20 Nov 20 at 02:00 PM

Directors-General named

Following the swearing in of the final new Minister, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the Directors-General for each department.
New $20 million Blackall Hospital officially opened
Fri 20 Nov 20 at 01:21 PM

New $20 million Blackall Hospital officially opened

Health and Ambulance Services Minister Yvette D’Ath today officially opened Blackall’s new $20.11 million hospital, a project conceived, designed and funded by the Palaszczuk Government
Get Ready Queensland schools competition winner announced
Fri 20 Nov 20 at 12:30 PM

Get Ready Queensland schools competition winner announced

A Sunshine Coast school impacted by last year’s bushfires has won a visit from Get Ready Queensland Ambassador and rugby league legend Johnathan Thurston to discuss their disaster preparedness activities.
Farewell to the class of 2020
Fri 20 Nov 20 at 10:51 AM

Farewell to the class of 2020

The final school bell will sound for 49,913 Queensland Year 12 students today.
New aerospace facility to boost jobs on the Sunshine Coast
Mon 16 Nov 20 at 02:05 PM

New aerospace facility to boost jobs on the Sunshine Coast

The Palaszczuk Government will partner with a Sunshine Coast aerospace company to deliver a large-scale, state-of-the-art aircraft manufacturing and modification facility at Caloundra.
Cabinet’s first meeting to be on the Sunshine Coast
Fri 13 Nov 20 at 01:45 PM

Cabinet’s first meeting to be on the Sunshine Coast

The Palaszczuk Government’s first Cabinet meeting of the new term will be held in Caloundra next Monday, November 16th.
Assistant Ministers to further boost Queensland’s economic recovery
Thu 12 Nov 20 at 11:58 AM

Assistant Ministers to further boost Queensland’s economic recovery

Assistant Ministers will strengthen Queensland’s ongoing recovery and growth following the COVID-19 pandemic, with a particular focus on the Palaszczuk Government’s fresh priorities for the next term.